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Hukafalls Jet

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Address: 200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6473748572
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Description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful...
The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.Closest jet boat operator to Lake Taupo and FREE transfers provided on request.
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fun and exciting!

Jeremy made the experience that whole lot better! His knowledge and quirky personality that gives everyone a chance to be involved! Great laughs and Experience! Would recommend to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Jeremy made the experience that whole lot better! His knowledge and quirky personality that gives everyone a chance to be involved! Great laughs and Experience! Would recommend to everyone, unless you don't like getting wet! 👍👍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

My friend and I booked this last minute the and so glad we did! Jeremy (the driver) was hilarious and had everyone having a good time! The 360 turns are so much fun...As well as showing off to the people watching from the top of the falls. Just wish it could have gone for longer! Would definitely do it again!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

A good activity to do, the 360 degree turns were really good... felt the duration was short considering the amount of fun we were having, but hukafalls jet has the instant replay option. It was a shame we could not do that as we had the heli flight booked soon after this one. Recommend it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Our first ever Jetboat ride. It was great fun screaming along the waters edge and doing a number of flat-out spins. The Kiwi boat driver tells jokes and pokes a bit of good humoured fun at us Aussies. There are two Jet Boat rides on the Waikato River - one above the first dam, up to the falls, and the... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Wonderful fun. When family were to visit and join us in NZ I was determined they had to have a jet boat experience, and Hukafalls fitted the bill combined with the view of the falls. Kitting up was simple, as were the safety instructions, The acceleration of these things never ceases to amaze me, that and the maneuverability with precision... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

The hula falls jet boat ride is a must do when in Taupo. Our driver Jeremy made the experience so much fun . His driving skills were superb, the 360 turns and the near misses got the adrenaline pumping. Hold on tight for this ride ... You know you want to do it !!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The driver of our boat was Phil & let me tell you he was great fun, very informative & has a great sense of humour. The ride was totally worth it & I would do it again in a flash! Highly recommended.

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Fussa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

An exciting and informative tour of Huka Falls. Great if your looking to have a little fun on the water. Liam, our tour guide, had a great sense of humor, historical knowledge of the area regarding the river, and a well experienced boat driver.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A little late on the review - sorry Jeremy! My boyfriend and I did this in November and it was so much fun. Adrenaline pumping 360 turns and "near misses" matched by our driver, Jeremy, whose sense of humour had us laughing all the way through is the reason we bought the video at the end. You get really close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Jerry, our 'driver' was a competant, highly amusing guide to the falls - zooming us along on 360 twists & turns, liberally dousing us with water & jokes, I needed a stiff drink afterwards but this is really a way to de-stress, let rip & have 30 minutes of pure unadulterated fun!

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